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Cheapest flights to China

Cheapest flights to China in the next 3 months

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Flights from Johannesburg to China

Flights from Johannesburg to China will get you to this ancient empire within approximately 14 hours and 5 minutes. Flights board at O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) and land at Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK). The main airlines flying between Johannesburg and China are: Air China, Cathay Pacific Airlines, Dragonair, South African Airways, and Singapore Airlines. Non-stop flights from Johannesburg to China are now available.

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Things to know before you travel to China

General information

Essential details you need to know before your trip.

Country People's Republic of China
Currency Renminbi / Chinese Yuan
Exchange rate 1 ZAR = 0.52 CNY
Language Mandarin
Hub airport Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK)
Time difference China is 6 hours ahead of Johannesburg
Travel adaptor Type A / C / I

Travel documents

A valid passport and visa are required by South Africans travelling between Johannesburg and China.

Airport information

It will take a 45-minute drive, or 1 hour and 35 minute train ride, to get from Beijing Capital International Airport to central Beijing.

Main attractions

Famous attractions in China include: Forbidden City in Beijing, Terracotta Museum in Xi’an, and the Great Wall of China.

Cost of living in China

Compare the costs of everyday items in Johannesburg and China

Average meal

Inexpensive restaurant

Johannesburg R 105.00
Beijing R 59.30

Local beer

0,5L Draught

Johannesburg R 25.00
Beijing R 13.84

Pack of cigarettes


Johannesburg R 40.00
Beijing R 31.62

Taxi 1km

Normal Tariff

Johannesburg R 10.00
Beijing R 4.55



Johannesburg R 23.26
Beijing R 55.42
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